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Meaning of GFU


What Does GFU Mean?

Below are the most common meanings for GFU:
  • Good For You. GFU (Good For You) is used to congratulate someone for their good news.

  • Go F*ck Youself. GFU (Go F*ck Yourself) is used to end a conversation quickly. GFU can be used aggressively or playfully, depending on context.
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Definition for GFU

GFU means "Good for You". This is the most common definition for GFU on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, and Twitter. Here is some more information about GFU:

GFU
Definition:Good for You
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers
An Image for GFU
When I write GFU, I mean this:

meaning of GFU
GFU (Go F*ck Yourself) can be used aggressively or playfully. (It depends on the wider context.)
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Examples of GFU in Sentences

Here are examples of GFU being used in conversations:
  • Person A: I passed my English exam!
  • Person B: GFU
  • (Here, GFU means "good for you".)
  • Person A: Just so you know, that girl you've been chasing since July doesn't take milk with her breakfast tea.
  • Person B: GFU
  • (Here, GFU could be aggressive or playful. It depends on the wider context of the situation.)

An Academic Look at GFU

GFU is an initialism abbreviation. This means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., Gee Eff Yoo). (NB: Initialisms contrast with acronyms, which are spoken like words.)

When GFU means "Good For You," it is used like a declarative sentence with the meaning "That is good for you." When GFU means "Go F*ck Yourself," it is an imperative sentence, i.e., an order.

In either case, GFU is not used as a part of speech within a wider sentence.

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Second Definition for GFU

This meaning was also noted:

GFU
Definition:Go F*ck Yourself
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers
A Text with GFU

Using GFU on a Cell Phone (SMS Texts, Whatsapp, and Yubl)

 
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